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Texas Parks and Wildlife Says Erosion Caused Structural Failure at Balmorhea Pool

After months of evaluations, Texas Parks and Wildlife is naming erosion as the primary cause of a structural failure at Balmorhea State Park Pool. The popular summer swimming hole has been closed since May, when a part of the pool … Continue reading

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Balmorhea State Park Pool Closes After Structural Damage Found

If you’re in West Texas and planning on making a trip to the largest spring-fed swimming pool in the world, you’ll have to wait. That’s because Balmorhea State Park pool has been closed  due to “structural failure.”

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Balmorhea State Park Works to Preserve Resources Amid Growing Popularity

Balmorhea State Park is home to the largest spring-fed swimming pool in the world. Each day, the San Solomon Springs pumps 15 million gallons of fresh water through the pool. But what used to be a hidden gem in the … Continue reading

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Balmorhea State Park BeginsDaily Visitation Cap

Beginning this weekend, Balmorhea State Park plans to cap the amount of daily visitors the park sees.  The move is in part an effort to help preserve the area.

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